Historian Babasaheb Purandare Passed Away


  • Historian Babasaheb Purandare has passed away on 15th November 2021.
  • Babasaheb was a well-known orator, ballad singer, theatre artist, and history chronicler who inspired the modern-day youth to follow the footsteps of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
  • Babasaheb carried Shivcharitra to the new generation through various new mediums like stories, novels, lectures, and epics. He started writing many stories on Shivaji’s life at a very young age.
  • He successfully performed a unique experiment in the play 'Jaanta Raja' based on the life of Shivaji Maharaj.
  • He was bestowed with Padma Vibhushan and Maharashtra Bhushan for his works devoted to propagate the history of Maharashtra, especially of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.